THUMBS UP: To Valdosta State University and the progress made on the fence and parking facilities. The fence at the front lawn is aesthetically pleasing and should work to keep students crossing Patterson Street out of harm’s way.



THUMBS UP: To Congressman Jack Kingston who is expected to visit Valdosta Tuesday to assist seniors with Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans. Details of benefit plans can be confusing and daunting. Kingston’s willingness to travel to Valdosta to sit one-on-one with local seniors to clarify their options shows dedication to the people of this state and not just the politics. The workshop will be held Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Valdosta State University Food Court Computer Lab in the University Center.



THUMBS UP: To Valdosta Technical College for achieving much-deserved accreditation. The title allows students the opportunity to transfer credits to regional and national universities with greater ease and shows a higher level of accomplishment. Val Tech had continually raised its own bar in an effort to better serve its students and this community and this recognition of its high standard is one more step on the ladder of its many successes. With all of the struggles the college has overcome in the last few months, accreditation puts the focus back where it should be.



THUMBS UP: To the cities of Hahira, Lake Park, Quitman and Lakeland for festive holiday celebrations last week. There was something for everyone and each celebration was true to the city it represented and was a great time for families, friends and neighbors to enjoy the season together.



THUMBS DOWN: To holiday shoppers who are not taking proper precautions to protect themselves this season. Be sure to keep vehicles locked. Park close to the door or under street lights when shopping alone or at night. Don’t keep a large amount of cash or pay for purchases with credit/check cards. Always be aware of surroundings and be alert and courteous on the roadways. Don’t let the joy of this time of year be overshadowed by making yourself more vulnerable to crime or accidents.

React to this story:

0
0
0
0
0

Trending Video

Recommended for you